UK Regulator Accuses Pfizer of Epilepsy Drug Price Gouging

UK regulators accused pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Flynn of fraudulently overcharging the National Health Service (NHS) for critical anti-epilepsy medicines and exploiting their market dominance to boost prices overnight. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has reaffirmed its 2016 conclusion …

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Lake Superior State University Offers First Ever Cannabis-Related Chemistry Scholarship

Lake Superior State University became the first college in the nation to offer a cannabis-related chemistry scholarship Monday. The scholarship is an annual $1,200 allotment funded by Steadfast Labs, a research facility in Michigan.  Applicants living in the Oakland or …

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Scotland Approves First Medical Cannabis Clinic

Healthcare Improvement Scotland has approved Scotland’s first medicinal cannabis clinic to provide safe access to medical cannabis to Scottish patients. Sapphire Medical Clinic, based in Stirling could now offer virtual appointments from today but face-to-face consultations would be conducted in …

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Purdue Pharma Pleads Guilty to Criminal Charges

Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty to criminal charges over the handling of its prescription painkiller OxyContin on Tuesday afternoon, capping a deal with federal prosecutors to resolve a probe into the company’s role in the US opioid crisis.

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